Kingston® offers a line of design-in SATA and NVMe solid-state drives created specifically for system designers and builders.

The line includes

  • SATA 2.5-inch, mSATA, M.2 2242 and M.2 2280
  • PCIe Gen. 3 NVMe: M.2 2280

Design-in SSDs incorporate advanced controllers that automatically perform wear-levelling, garbage collection and other NAND Flash management features. They are a drop-in replacement for hard drives and deliver up to 20x greater performance as well as high reliability. Design-in SSDs incorporate next-generation 3D NAND Flash.

Key Benefits

System designers and builders rely on consistent storage products. Kingston offers the following benefits with the design-in SSD product line:

  • Locked BOM and firmware – Ensures there are no changes to key components after customer qualification
  • PCN support – All generational changes and firmware updates are handled through a controlled and timed process
  • Engineering support – Customers have direct contact with their regional Kingston Field Application Engineering teams to ensure a fast response to storage requirement questions and support requests
  • Global support – Kingston can coordinate SSD deliveries with a customer’s Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) or Contract Manufacturers (CMs) in other regions of the world, if required

Design-In SSD Part Specifications

Form FactorInterfaceCapacity
2.5" 7mm SATA 3 32GB-512GB
mSATA (Mini SATA) SATA 3 32GB-512GB
M.2 2242 SATA 3 32GB-256GB
M.2 2280 SATA 3 64GB-512GB
M.2 2280 PCIe Gen 3 NVMe 1.2 128GB-512GB